Asus Z170-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
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MotherboardAsus Z170-K  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161229
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 02:58
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6600K-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 570
QC Float 604
QC Mixed 591
133% 588 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 612
MC Mixed 595
89% 595 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 112%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$220
CLim: 1284 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 170
Reflection 172
Parallax 255
62% 199 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 164
Splatting 126
62% 144 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 65%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
80GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 495
Write 404
Mixed 419
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 18.1
118% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33.6
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 17.6
55% 112 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT4G4DFS8213.M8FA 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.6
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170-K Builds (Compare 2,416 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-K - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,027
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